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Planetary climates

Planetary climates

Author: Andrew P Ingersoll; Princeton University Press.
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, cop. 2013.
Series: Princeton Primers in Climate.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers an introduction to planetary climates that explains the global physical and chemical processes that determine climate on any planet or major planetary satellite - from Mercury to Neptune and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew P Ingersoll; Princeton University Press.
ISBN: 9780691145044 0691145040 9780691145051 0691145059
OCLC Number: 924887523
Description: [8], 278 s. : il. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction: The Diversity of Planetary Climates 1 2 Venus: Atmospheric Evolution 7 3 Venus: Energy Transport and Winds 26 4 Mars: Long-Term Climate Change 74 5 Mars: The Present Era 92 6 Titan, Moons, and Small Planets 111 7 Jupiter the Gas Giant 136 8 Jupiter Winds and Weather 162 9 Saturn 202 10 Uranus, Neptune, and Exoplanets 223 11 Conclusion 240 Glossary 247 Notes 257 Further Reading 271 Index 273
Series Title: Princeton Primers in Climate.
Responsibility: Andrew P. Ingersoll.


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"Prof Andrew Ingersoll has made many important contributions to planetary science through his career, and in Planetary Climates he wields his immense expertise to really get across the weirdness of Read more...

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